Stories about "Language and literature"
U.S. Poet Laureate to read from his work

Monday, March 2, 1998 3:49 pm

U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads from his poetry collections, including The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems 1966-1996, at March 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Gates, Wallach named Bates trustees

Tuesday, February 17, 1998 3:29 pm

Author and scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. and New York City businessman James G. Wallach have been appointed to the Bates College Board of Trustees, according to Bates President Donald W. Harward.

Award-winning New York poet to read

Monday, January 26, 1998 12:07 pm

Prize-winning poet Cornelius Eady will read from his work Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Film screening to mark King Day observance

Wednesday, January 7, 1998 12:29 pm

An award-winning film, a discussion with the foremost authority on violence in America and a lecture by a distinguished theologian are among the offerings in a series of workshops and presentations at Bates College Jan. 18-19 to honor the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.

Award-winning alumna to share poetryworks

Monday, January 5, 1998 12:42 pm

Award-winning poet Pamela Alexander '70 reads from her works at Bates at 8 p.m. Jan. 15 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge

Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar to speak at Bates

Monday, October 27, 1997 11:28 am

Distinguished literary scholar Patricia Meyer Spacks will present the annual Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture at 7 p.m., Nov. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Poetry reading at Bates has been canceled

Wednesday, September 24, 1997 11:04 am

The poetry reading by John Tagliabue, professor emeritus of English, at 8...

Playwright Carolyn Gage to speak at Bates

Wednesday, September 17, 1997 9:52 am

Playwright Carolyn Gage, a longtime activist for women's theater and lesbian theater, will deliver a lecture titled "Lizzy Borden and Lesbian Theater: Axes to Grind" at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Story teller to appear at Bates

Friday, June 20, 1997 11:48 am

Master story teller John McDonald will offer an evening of traditional Maine humor at 7 p.m. Thursday, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Children are especially welcome, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates to bestow degree on Maya Angelou

Wednesday, March 26, 1997 9:56 am

Poet Maya Angelou will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bates College on April 3 at 11 a.m. as part of the college's annual Founders Day Convocation. Angelou, acclaimed poet, playwright, educator, historian, actress, civil rights activist, producer and director, will address the audience in Merrill Gymnasium.

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